Stressed? AIM For Total Peace of Mind

Are you interested in reducing your stress and developing more conscious living habits? Alliance Integrative Medicine is collaborating with Dr. Richard Sears to offer Mindful Stress Reduction Groups (based on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction & Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy). Join us at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 11th for a FREE introductory lecture – whether you … Continued

Alliance Integrative Medicine is growing and hiring!

We are hiring right now as we transition on to electronic medical records!   We are looking to fill the following positions: 1. “Greeters”: As we transition onto electronic medical records, we need enthusiastic, iPad savvy people to help patients sign on to the system. We need temporary workers to help each patient sign up … Continued

Harness the Power of Positive Thinking

Achieving happiness and maintaining a positive outlook on life may be more important to your
health than you think. For some of us, that’s a little easier said than done. According to a Harvard study, training your brain to be positive is not so different from training your muscles at the gym. Recent research on neuroplasticity—the ability of the brain to change even in adulthood—reveals that engaging in one brief positive exercise every day for as little as three weeks can have a lasting impact.

Why Research Is Vital for Integrative Medicine

Over the past decade, we have seen Integrative Medicine become more and more common in mainstream medical centers. Integrative Medicine (IM) is now taught at most mainstream medical schools, and interestingly it is also becoming much more commonly utilized in the military. In 2009, the Army Pain Management Task Force (PMTF) report called for building best practices for the continuum of acute and chronic care based on a “holistic, multidisciplinary, integrative approach to care.